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I visited the visitor centre with my husband and two children. Although its very small its compact with oodles of information. Thoroughly enjoyed reading up on all the information there. My children enjoyed doing various crayon rubbings, looking for dolphins with binoculars and learning about...More
The real draw here, for me, was the view. The heritage centre did not have much in it, although the man running it was really lovely and passionate about the place. It's run by donation. The views from above the heritage centre are gorgeous in...More
We love going here everytime we visit Burghead. It is run by volunteers who have a vast knowledge of the area and its history. Set up for seeing the wildlife and all the historic buildings from the Pictish times to modern times. Lovely carved stones...More
Burghead as a village is attractive but don't bother with the heritage centre. Very cramped and nothing original from presumably earlier archeaological digs that revealed the Pictish connections. Most exhibits were copies with the originals elsewhere. Information boards were very simple, not aimed at educated...More
We dropped by when a dig of the Pictish fort was taking place and when a whale and porpoise watch was on. So we got lucky.
The little visitor centre is informative and helpful.
No whales but we saw a meadow pit and linnets
The Headland Trust, who manage the Visitor Centre, have made the most of a restricted space to present a fascinating and varied exhibition of local history and natural history. Open from the end of March until the end of September between 12.00 noon and 4.00pm,...More
Like previous reviewers I am motivated to leave a comment on this attraction because of the interesting history and the knowledgeable comments and friendliness of the staff member in attendance on our visit. We left thoughtful and thinking we'd like to make a return visit...More
If one could put a viewpoint in the most lucrative place, fill it with enthusiastic, knowledgeable volunteers and a plethora of information about the surrounding area and wildlife this would be it. The saying the best things come in small packages was made for this.